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1996-97 NBA Standings, Stats and Awards

1997-98  1996-97 1995-96

Champ: Chicago Bulls
MVP: Karl Malone
Rookie of the Year: Allen Iverson
Defensive Player: Dikembe Mutombo
Sixth Man: John Starks

Eastern
Atlantic
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Miami Heat 61 21 .744 0 7776 7326 29 12 32 9 104.0 98.0 90.4
New York Knicks 57 25 .695 4 7819 7563 31 10 26 15 102.2 97.6 93.0
Orlando Magic 45 37 .549 16 7719 7748 26 15 19 22 102.3 103.3 90.9
Washington Bullets 44 38 .537 17 8147 8014 25 16 19 22 104.1 102.1 94.8
New Jersey Nets 26 56 .317 35 7974 8348 16 25 10 31 101.4 106.5 94.9
Philadelphia 76ers 22 60 .268 39 8215 8751 11 30 11 30 101.4 108.4 97.8
Boston Celtics 15 67 .183 46 8248 8849 11 30 4 37 100.8 108.8 98.6
Central
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Chicago Bulls 69 13 .841 0 8458 7572 39 2 30 11 111.1 99.2 92.1
Atlanta Hawks 56 26 .683 13 7774 7328 36 5 20 21 105.4 98.9 89.4
Charlotte Hornets 54 28 .659 15 8108 7955 30 11 24 17 108.0 105.6 90.9
Detroit Pistons 54 28 .659 15 7723 7293 30 11 24 17 107.9 101.3 86.7
Cleveland Cavaliers 42 40 .512 27 7173 7022 25 16 17 24 102.0 99.4 85.2
Indiana Pacers 39 43 .476 30 7819 7739 21 20 18 23 103.0 101.8 91.8
Milwaukee Bucks 33 49 .402 36 7818 7973 20 21 13 28 103.4 105.6 91.3
Toronto Raptors 30 52 .366 39 7829 8085 18 23 12 29 101.3 105.1 93.2
Western
Midwest
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Utah Jazz 64 18 .780 0 8454 7733 38 3 26 15 110.5 101.6 92.3
Houston Rockets 57 25 .695 7 8248 7881 30 11 27 14 105.8 101.4 94.1
Minnesota Timberwolves 40 42 .488 24 7882 8003 25 16 15 26 102.6 103.7 93.0
Dallas Mavericks 24 58 .293 40 7431 7952 14 27 10 31 98.0 105.7 91.3
Denver Nuggets 21 61 .256 43 8020 8535 12 29 9 32 101.2 108.2 95.6
San Antonio Spurs 20 62 .244 44 7418 8064 12 29 8 33 100.5 108.8 89.4
Vancouver Grizzlies 14 68 .171 50 7313 8152 8 33 6 35 97.6 108.9 90.6
Pacific
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Seattle Supersonics 57 25 .695 0 8274 7644 31 10 26 15 108.2 99.6 92.6
Los Angeles Lakers 56 26 .683 1 8200 7850 31 10 25 16 105.2 100.8 94.2
Portland Trailblazers 49 33 .598 8 8114 7772 29 12 20 21 104.6 100.5 93.7
Phoenix Suns 40 42 .488 17 8431 8377 25 16 15 26 106.7 105.5 95.8
Los Angeles Clippers 36 46 .439 21 7969 8162 21 20 15 26 101.8 104.9 94.3
Sacramento Kings 34 48 .415 23 7908 8185 22 19 12 29 102.0 105.7 93.7
Golden State Warriors 30 52 .366 27 8171 8557 18 23 12 29 104.1 108.9 94.9

Offense

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Team OEFF PPG Pts FGM FGA FGP FTM FTA FTP 3PM 3PA 3PP ORB REB RPG AST APG STL BLK TO PF PACE
CHI 111.1 103.1 8458 3277 6923 .473 1381 1848 .747 523 1403 .373 1235 3696 45.1 2142 26.1 716 332 1109 1617 92.1
UTA 110.5 103.1 8454 3131 6217 .504 1858 2416 .769 334 902 .370 889 3299 40.2 2199 26.8 748 418 1259 1981 92.3
SEA 108.2 100.9 8274 2995 6415 .467 1725 2295 .752 559 1583 .353 1010 3281 40.0 1931 23.5 904 388 1231 1803 92.6
CHA 108.0 98.9 8108 2988 6342 .471 1541 1984 .777 591 1382 .428 910 3208 39.1 2021 24.6 597 349 1203 1702 90.9
DET 107.9 94.2 7723 2827 6095 .464 1487 1995 .745 582 1499 .388 858 3150 38.4 1554 19.0 632 283 1041 1652 86.7
PHO 106.7 102.8 8431 3143 6705 .469 1618 2125 .761 527 1428 .369 916 3292 40.1 2067 25.2 664 322 1180 1727 95.8
HOU 105.8 100.6 8248 3037 6484 .468 1503 1992 .755 671 1839 .365 927 3492 42.6 2013 24.5 685 347 1365 1610 94.1
ATL 105.4 94.8 7774 2812 6307 .446 1491 1955 .763 659 1834 .359 1021 3371 41.1 1557 19.0 701 427 1228 1591 89.4
LAL 105.2 100.0 8200 3018 6642 .454 1613 2330 .692 551 1493 .369 1092 3506 42.8 1845 22.5 740 575 1222 1818 94.2
POR 104.6 99.0 8114 3000 6465 .464 1613 2261 .713 501 1401 .358 1058 3552 43.3 1710 20.9 640 435 1357 1928 93.7
GSW 104.1 99.6 8171 2997 6567 .456 1696 2180 .778 481 1363 .353 1086 3345 40.8 1822 22.2 611 359 1410 1787 94.9
WA1 104.1 99.4 8147 3208 6678 .480 1400 1979 .707 331 1001 .331 1010 3430 41.8 1921 23.4 712 402 1289 1815 94.8
MIA 104.0 94.8 7776 2822 6235 .453 1454 2022 .719 678 1865 .364 957 3359 41.0 1735 21.2 650 439 1306 1919 90.4
MIL 103.4 95.3 7818 2967 6303 .471 1560 2104 .741 324 920 .352 955 3218 39.2 1610 19.6 632 348 1285 1892 91.3
IND 103.0 95.4 7819 2851 6254 .456 1687 2336 .722 430 1071 .401 1029 3419 41.7 1750 21.3 585 394 1338 1977 91.8
MIN 102.6 96.1 7882 2937 6436 .456 1637 2180 .751 371 1093 .339 957 3259 39.7 1874 22.9 618 557 1243 1818 93.0
ORL 102.3 94.1 7719 2839 6497 .437 1474 1975 .746 567 1662 .341 1071 3292 40.1 1689 20.6 694 363 1250 1643 90.9
NYK 102.2 95.4 7819 2882 6227 .463 1585 2119 .748 470 1294 .363 973 3489 42.5 1809 22.1 629 378 1462 2033 93.0
CLE 102.0 87.5 7173 2704 5972 .453 1282 1773 .723 483 1284 .376 909 3068 37.4 1714 20.9 655 315 1188 1882 85.2
SAC 102.0 96.4 7908 3000 6611 .454 1494 2067 .723 414 1058 .391 1100 3407 41.5 1799 21.9 588 362 1332 1946 93.7
LAC 101.8 97.2 7969 2989 6696 .446 1517 2074 .731 474 1339 .354 1092 3334 40.7 1662 20.3 733 441 1311 1964 94.3
PHI 101.4 100.2 8215 3003 6850 .438 1776 2450 .725 433 1356 .319 1267 3622 44.2 1695 20.7 683 394 1437 1733 97.8
NJN 101.4 97.2 7974 2994 7091 .422 1502 2031 .740 484 1371 .353 1410 3786 46.2 1726 21.0 677 481 1290 1865 94.9
TOR 101.3 95.5 7829 2897 6632 .437 1446 2008 .720 589 1624 .363 1135 3389 41.3 1714 20.9 722 517 1347 1883 93.2
DEN 101.2 97.8 8020 2934 6687 .439 1516 1992 .761 636 1677 .379 994 3446 42.0 1889 23.0 503 487 1359 1784 95.6
BOS 100.8 100.6 8248 3066 6967 .440 1649 2199 .750 467 1331 .351 1095 3283 40.0 1792 21.9 810 315 1342 1915 98.6
SAS 100.5 90.5 7418 2827 6391 .442 1386 1929 .719 378 1180 .320 1101 3230 39.4 1661 20.3 646 431 1243 1764 89.4
DAL 98.0 90.6 7431 2813 6452 .436 1375 1918 .717 430 1316 .327 1040 3302 40.3 1663 20.3 654 351 1324 1798 91.3
VAN 97.6 89.2 7313 2819 6453 .437 1230 1734 .709 445 1274 .349 1023 3178 38.8 1862 22.7 657 464 1301 1755 90.6

Defense

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Team DEFF PPG Pts FGM FGA FGP FTM FTA FTP 3PM 3PA 3PP ORB REB RPG AST APG STL BLK TO PF
NYK 97.6 92.2 7563 2665 6272 .425 1752 2389 .733 481 0 .000 911 3131 38.2 1589 19.4 727 295 1333 1882
MIA 98.0 89.3 7326 2687 6226 .432 1541 2108 .731 411 0 .000 999 3320 40.5 1512 18.4 646 392 1324 1831
ATL 98.9 89.4 7328 2804 6451 .435 1235 1676 .737 485 0 .000 1045 3270 39.9 1665 20.3 605 332 1267 1747
CHI 99.2 92.3 7572 2898 6653 .436 1305 1770 .737 471 0 .000 1088 3293 40.2 1619 19.7 624 286 1293 1732
CLE 99.4 85.6 7022 2488 5638 .441 1587 2138 .742 459 0 .000 845 3031 37.0 1647 20.1 549 350 1331 1748
SEA 99.6 93.2 7644 2759 6259 .441 1513 2042 .741 613 0 .000 1015 3271 39.9 1751 21.4 634 423 1535 1927
POR 100.5 94.8 7772 2798 6423 .436 1719 2327 .739 457 0 .000 952 3149 38.4 1703 20.8 656 428 1242 1887
LAL 100.8 95.7 7850 2922 6619 .441 1527 2126 .718 479 0 .000 1110 3478 42.4 1880 22.9 620 388 1341 1934
DET 101.3 88.9 7293 2768 6231 .444 1229 1668 .737 528 0 .000 964 3228 39.4 1795 21.9 488 282 1195 1784
HOU 101.4 96.1 7881 3030 6845 .443 1302 1785 .729 519 0 .000 1029 3361 41.0 1835 22.4 731 365 1172 1735
UTA 101.6 94.3 7733 2708 6188 .438 1796 2395 .750 521 0 .000 957 3058 37.3 1593 19.4 639 373 1330 2045
IND 101.8 94.4 7739 2799 6357 .440 1642 2182 .753 499 0 .000 1004 3265 39.8 1737 21.2 693 418 1289 1952
WA1 102.1 97.7 8014 3011 6637 .454 1500 2004 .749 492 0 .000 1022 3358 41.0 1671 20.4 665 334 1356 1769
ORL 103.3 94.5 7748 2966 6450 .460 1361 1860 .732 455 0 .000 1080 3478 42.4 1798 21.9 704 417 1314 1769
MIN 103.7 97.6 8003 2945 6539 .450 1646 2184 .754 467 0 .000 1069 3433 41.9 1785 21.8 654 445 1283 1829
LAC 104.9 99.5 8162 2975 6445 .462 1732 2312 .749 480 0 .000 1051 3501 42.7 1654 20.2 737 419 1369 1860
TOR 105.1 98.6 8085 2971 6390 .465 1646 2274 .724 497 0 .000 1033 3385 41.3 1967 24.0 675 442 1338 1799
PHO 105.5 102.2 8377 3183 6818 .467 1466 1984 .739 545 0 .000 1048 3509 42.8 1996 24.3 662 372 1298 1840
CHA 105.6 97.0 7955 3056 6650 .460 1356 1857 .730 487 0 .000 1077 3333 40.6 1783 21.7 532 335 1143 1781
MIL 105.6 97.2 7973 2999 6355 .472 1606 2197 .731 369 0 .000 975 3232 39.4 1820 22.2 688 392 1201 1777
DAL 105.7 97.0 7952 2966 6469 .458 1482 1974 .751 538 0 .000 1098 3526 43.0 1794 21.9 687 433 1284 1720
SAC 105.7 99.8 8185 3010 6521 .462 1723 2337 .737 442 0 .000 1063 3404 41.5 1777 21.7 716 429 1257 1789
NJN 106.5 101.8 8348 3100 6684 .464 1628 2185 .745 520 0 .000 1065 3529 43.0 1925 23.5 675 516 1257 1780
DEN 108.2 104.1 8535 3297 7063 .467 1457 1943 .750 484 0 .000 1086 3545 43.2 1846 22.5 724 453 1057 1725
PHI 108.4 106.7 8751 3314 7045 .470 1565 2134 .733 558 0 .000 1186 3639 44.4 2066 25.2 822 494 1278 2008
SAS 108.8 98.3 8064 3002 6379 .471 1508 2042 .738 552 0 .000 1048 3350 40.9 1955 23.8 664 448 1180 1646
BOS 108.8 107.9 8849 3365 6696 .503 1626 2257 .720 493 0 .000 1005 3633 44.3 2130 26.0 720 557 1446 1827
VAN 108.9 99.4 8152 3092 6556 .472 1468 2018 .727 500 0 .000 1206 3632 44.3 1974 24.1 725 461 1251 1593
GSW 108.9 104.4 8557 3199 6735 .475 1578 2103 .750 581 0 .000 1089 3361 41.0 2159 26.3 824 395 1288 1886

League Leaders
Minutes
1.Glen Rice - CHA3362
2.Latrell Sprewell - GSW3353
3.Juwan Howard - WA13324
4.Damon Stoudamire - TOR3311
5.Gary Payton - SEA3213
6.Kendall Gill - NJN3199
7.Chris Mills - CLE3167
8.Jerry Stackhouse - PHI3166
9.Vin Baker - MIL3159
10.Grant Hill - DET3147
Total Points
1.Michael Jordan - CHI2431
2.Karl Malone - UTA2249
3.Glen Rice - CHA2115
4.Mitch Richmond - SAC2095
5.Latrell Sprewell - GSW1938
6.Hakeem Olajuwon - HOU1810
7.Kendall Gill - NJN1789
8.Allen Iverson - PHI1787
9.Gary Payton - SEA1785
10.Patrick Ewing - NYK1751
Reggie Miller - IND1751
Points per Game
1.Michael Jordan - CHI29.6
2.Karl Malone - UTA27.4
3.Glen Rice - CHA26.8
4.Mitch Richmond - SAC25.9
5.Latrell Sprewell - GSW24.2
6.Allen Iverson - PHI23.5
7.Hakeem Olajuwon - HOU23.2
8.Patrick Ewing - NYK22.4
9.Kendall Gill - NJN21.8
Gary Payton - SEA21.8
Field Goals
1.Michael Jordan - CHI920
2.Karl Malone - UTA864
3.Hakeem Olajuwon - HOU727
4.Glen Rice - CHA722
5.Mitch Richmond - SAC717
6.Gary Payton - SEA706
7.Glenn Robinson - MIL669
8.Patrick Ewing - NYK655
9.Latrell Sprewell - GSW649
10.Scottie Pippen - CHI648
Field Goal Attempts
1.Michael Jordan - CHI1892
2.Mitch Richmond - SAC1578
3.Karl Malone - UTA1571
4.Glen Rice - CHA1513
5.Allen Iverson - PHI1504
6.Gary Payton - SEA1482
7.Kendall Gill - NJN1453
8.Latrell Sprewell - GSW1444
9.Glenn Robinson - MIL1438
10.Hakeem Olajuwon - HOU1426
Field Goal Percentage
1.Gheorghe Muresan - WA10.604
2.Tyrone Hill - CLE0.600
3.Rasheed Wallace - POR0.558
4.Shaquille O'neal - LAL0.557
5.Chris Mullin - GSW0.553
6.Karl Malone - UTA0.550
7.John Stockton - UTA0.548
8.Dale Davis - IND0.538
9.Danny Manning - PHO0.536
Gary Trent - POR0.536
Free Throws
1.Karl Malone - UTA521
2.Jerry Stackhouse - PHI511
3.Latrell Sprewell - GSW493
4.Michael Jordan - CHI480
5.Tom Gugliotta - MIN464
Glen Rice - CHA464
7.Mitch Richmond - SAC457
8.Shawn Kemp - SEA452
9.Grant Hill - DET450
10.Patrick Ewing - NYK439
Kevin Johnson - PHO439
Free Throw Attempts
1.Karl Malone - UTA690
2.Jerry Stackhouse - PHI667
3.Grant Hill - DET633
4.Shawn Kemp - SEA609
5.Latrell Sprewell - GSW585
6.Patrick Ewing - NYK582
7.Michael Jordan - CHI576
8.Tom Gugliotta - MIN566
9.Alonzo Mourning - MIA565
10.Allen Iverson - PHI544
Free Throw Percentage
1.Mark Price - GSW0.906
2.Terrell Brandon - CLE0.902
3.Jeff Hornacek - UTA0.899
4.Ricky Pierce - TOT0.897
5.Mario Elie - HOU0.896
6.Reggie Miller - IND0.880
7.Malik Sealy - LAC0.876
8.Hersey Hawkins - SEA0.875
9.Darrick Martin - LAC0.872
10.Joe Dumars - DET0.867
Glen Rice - CHA0.867
Three-Point Field Goals
1.Reggie Miller - IND229
2.Mookie Blaylock - ATL221
3.Glen Rice - CHA207
4.Mitch Richmond - SAC204
5.Tim Hardaway - MIA203
6.Dale Ellis - DEN192
7.Voshon Lenard - MIA183
8.Nick Vanexel - LAL177
9.Damon Stoudamire - TOR176
10.Terry Mills - DET175
Walt Williams - TOR175
Three-Point Attempts
1.Mookie Blaylock - ATL604
2.Tim Hardaway - MIA590
3.Reggie Miller - IND536
4.Dale Ellis - DEN528
5.Damon Stoudamire - TOR496
6.Mitch Richmond - SAC477
7.Lindsey Hunter - DET468
8.Nick Vanexel - LAL461
9.Allen Iverson - PHI455
10.Voshon Lenard - MIA442
Three-Point Percentage
1.Glen Rice - CHA0.470
2.Steve Kerr - CHI0.464
3.Kevin Johnson - PHO0.441
4.Joe Dumars - DET0.432
5.Mitch Richmond - SAC0.428
6.Reggie Miller - IND0.427
7.Dell Curry - CHA0.426
8.Terry Mills - DET0.422
9.Mario Elie - HOU0.420
10.Voshon Lenard - MIA0.414
Offensive Rebounds
1.Dennis Rodman - CHI320
2.Dale Davis - IND301
3.Antoine Walker - BOS288
4.Shawn Kemp - SEA275
5.Rony Seikaly - ORL274
6.Olden Polynice - SAC272
7.Popeye Jones - TOR270
8.Dikembe Mutombo - ATL268
9.Vin Baker - MIL267
10.Joe Smith - GSW261
Defensive Rebounds
1.Ervin Johnson - DEN682
2.Dikembe Mutombo - ATL661
3.Patrick Ewing - NYK659
4.Anthony Mason - CHA643
5.Karl Malone - UTA616
6.Grant Hill - DET598
7.Loy Vaught - LAC595
8.Dennis Rodman - CHI563
9.Hakeem Olajuwon - HOU543
10.Vin Baker - MIL537
Total Rebounds
1.Dikembe Mutombo - ATL929
2.Ervin Johnson - DEN913
3.Dennis Rodman - CHI883
4.Patrick Ewing - NYK834
5.Anthony Mason - CHA829
6.Loy Vaught - LAC817
7.Karl Malone - UTA809
8.Shawn Kemp - SEA807
9.Vin Baker - MIL804
10.Charles Oakley - NYK781
Rebounds per Game
1.Dikembe Mutombo - ATL11.6
2.Anthony Mason - CHA11.4
3.Ervin Johnson - DEN11.1
4.Patrick Ewing - NYK10.7
5.Vin Baker - MIL10.3
Chris Webber - WA110.3
7.Shawn Kemp - SEA10.0
Loy Vaught - LAC10.0
9.Tyrone Hill - CLE9.9
Karl Malone - UTA9.9
Assists
1.Mark Jackson - TOT935
2.John Stockton - UTA860
3.Rod Strickland - WA1727
4.Damon Stoudamire - TOR709
5.Tim Hardaway - MIA695
6.Nick Vanexel - LAL672
7.Kevin Johnson - PHO653
8.Mark Jackson - DEN641
9.Kenny Anderson - POR584
10.Grant Hill - DET583
Gary Payton - SEA583
Assists per Game
1.Mark Jackson - TOT11.4
2.John Stockton - UTA10.5
3.Kevin Johnson - PHO9.3
4.Rod Strickland - WA18.9
5.Damon Stoudamire - TOR8.8
6.Tim Hardaway - MIA8.6
7.Nick Vanexel - LAL8.5
8.Allen Iverson - PHI7.5
9.Grant Hill - DET7.3
David Wesley - BOS7.3
Steals
1.Mookie Blaylock - ATL212
2.Doug Christie - TOR201
3.Gary Payton - SEA197
4.Eddie Jones - LAL189
5.Rick Fox - BOS167
6.John Stockton - UTA166
7.Kenny Anderson - POR162
David Wesley - BOS162
9.Hersey Hawkins - SEA159
10.Allen Iverson - PHI157
Kerry Kittles - NJN157
Blocks
1.Dikembe Mutombo - ATL264
2.Shawn Bradley - TOT248
3.Ervin Johnson - DEN227
4.Patrick Ewing - NYK189
Alonzo Mourning - MIA189
6.Vlade Divac - CHA180
7.Hakeem Olajuwon - HOU173
8.Jim Mcilvaine - SEA164
9.Kevin Garnett - MIN163
Roy Rogers - VAN163
Turnovers
1.Allen Iverson - PHI337
2.Latrell Sprewell - GSW322
3.Jerry Stackhouse - PHI316
4.Tom Gugliotta - MIN293
5.Damon Stoudamire - TOR288
6.Hakeem Olajuwon - HOU281
7.Shawn Kemp - SEA280
8.Mark Jackson - TOT274
9.Rod Strickland - WA1270
10.Glenn Robinson - MIL269
Personal Fouls
1.Shawn Kemp - SEA320
2.Charles Oakley - NYK305
3.Olden Polynice - SAC298
Otis Thorpe - DET298
5.Ervin Johnson - DEN288
6.P.j. Brown - MIA283
7.Walt Williams - TOR282
8.Rick Fox - BOS279
9.Vlade Divac - CHA277
Christian Laettner - ATL277

All-Stars
EastWest
Vin Baker
Terrell Brandon
Joe Dumars
Patrick Ewing
Tim Hardaway
Anfernee Hardaway
Grant Hill
Michael Jordan
Christian Laettner
Alonzo Mourning
Dikembe Mutombo
Scottie Pippen
Glen Rice
Chris Webber
Charles Barkley
Clyde Drexler
Kevin Garnett
Chris Gatling
Tom Gugliotta
Eddie Jones
Shawn Kemp
Karl Malone
Shaquille O'Neal
Hakeem Olajuwon
Gary Payton
Mitch Richmond
Detlef Schrempf
Latrell Sprewell
John Stockton

All-NBA Team

1st Team

Tim Hardaway - MIA
Grant Hill - DET
Michael Jordan - CHI
Karl Malone - UTA
Hakeem Olajuwon - HOU

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